IOWA CITY, Ia. — Each week this season, Hawkeyes columnist Rick Brown will offer five takeaways from Kirk Ferentz’s weekly news conferences. Here’s the buzz before Saturday’s game vs. Northern Iowa: TWO QUARTERBACKS? There’s been a lot of talk about Iowa’s football team giving opponents a two-quarterback look this season, with C.J. Beathard coming off […]
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Iowa’s defense appears to have taken a hit. Defensive tackle Darian Cooper posted a Facebook update Monday that indicates he’ll miss the coming season: “Surgery was a success (I’m) sorry I couldn’t ride with my brothers this season but ima come back even better next season #glorytoGod #hawkeyes.” The 6-foot-2, 280-pound junior was listed as […]
Mike Hardy is listed as the starting right defensive end on Iowa’s football depth chart released today, replacing Dominic Alvis. Alvis, a senior, injured his back in the first half of last week’s 34-24 loss at Ohio State. The Hawkeyes host Northwestern at 11 a.m. Saturday in Kinnick Stadium. That was the only change in […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. — The numbers on a tape measure and scale won’t necessarily add up to more sacks for Iowa’s patchwork defensive line. But a little bulk wouldn’t hurt. “You don’t have to be a certain height, a certain weight to play any position in football,” defensive line coach Reese Morgan said. “And thank […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. — Where’s the love for Iowa’s defense? When the Hawkeye football team opened spring practices last week, much of the attention was on the offense, and who would emerge as the starting quarterback. But when it comes to the defense, things are equally murky. Eight returning starters will anchor the unit, including […]
Iowa opened training camp this week, but the Hawkeyes still are awaiting the arrival of defensive lineman Darian Cooper.
Offensive lineman Cyrus Kouandjio from DeMatha Catholic High School in Hyattsville, Md., will visit the University of Iowa this weekend.
DeMatha coach Bill McGregor feels Darian Cooper will pick between Iowa and Michigan State.